"I'm north of 50 per cent (likely to run)."
But his bid does boost the PCs.
Jeff McIntosh/CP, CP
He's not the only one concerned.
Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press
Brandt says no one from the Kenney campaign reached out.
A lot has changed here since you left for Ottawa in 1997. Here are the Coles Notes. Almost 980,000 people have moved here since you were first elected as a 29-year old Reform Party MP. And this new mass of Albertans does not have a deep connection to traditional conservative Alberta politics.
Kenney hopes to call himself premier of Alberta.
"He has the ultimate credibility on this issue."
Adrian Wyld, Jeff McIntosh/CP
He'll give up his federal seat on Oct. 1.
Smith has some experience in that arena.
"He has supporters from across Canada who will want to help him succeed in Alberta."
But it might not be as strange as it seems.
"He always represented to me a confusion of ideas."
There's been speculation for months.
Conservative MP Jason Kenney will announce he is making a bid to run for the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party in Calgary this Wednesday, CBC News has confirmed. Sources also...